2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
1-5, 10th in Southland

Fine, Wilson help North Texas dominate Lamar 59-14

Mason Fine threw for 224 yards and three touchdowns and Jeffery Wilson ran for 176 yards and three scores as North Texas dominated Lamar 59-14 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

Wilson takes it 62-yards to the house (0:44)

Broncos add versatile DB in Brendan Langley

Denver picked up a press corner in Langley out of Lamar and also a potential kick returner in the third round.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

In what most teams believed was the deepest draft in years at cornerback, the Broncos dove in with the 101st pick of the draft when they selected Lamar cornerback Brendan Langley. Langley started his college career at Georgia before transferring. Was a wide receiver early in his college career as well.

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Lamar fires Woodard after team finishes 3-8

Ray Woodard, who led Lamar University's return to football in 2010, was relieved of his coaching duties on Monday, athletic director Jason Henderson announced.

Houston makes easy work of Lamar (0:52)
Houston QB scampers for 39-yard TD run (0:37)

Watch: Lamar at No. 6 Houston

After last week's upset of Oklahoma, Houston's No. 6-ranking is its highest since 1990. The Cougars, however, will be without QB Greg Ward Jr. (shoulder) as Kyle Postman gets his second career start. Ward's MRI showed "no structural damage," coach Tom Herman said on Monday. Streaming live on ESPN3

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston will be without starting QB Greg Ward Jr. today vs. Lamar because of a shoulder injury, the team announced moments ago. Ward suffered the injury to his throwing shoulder in Houston's 33-23 win over Oklahoma last week, but Tom Herman said he doesn't believe the injury to be serious. Backup QB Kyle Postma will start today in his place.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills have hired John Blake to replace Karl Dunbar, fired Sunday, as their defensive line coach. Blake, who was hired last month at Lamar University, resigned from North Carolina amid an NCAA investigation into his financial relationship with then-NFL agent Gary Wichard. "He endured a difficult time in his coaching career a few years back, but has moved forward with his life and put that behind him," Rex Ryan said of Blake in a statement. "Since that time he has worked with a number of NFL players and earned their respect with his ability to hone their skills and techniques." Ryan coached under Blake at Oklahoma in 1998.

2017 Southland Standings

Central Arkansas4-05-1
Southeastern Louisiana4-14-3
Sam Houston State3-15-1
Stephen F. Austin2-32-5
Abilene Christian2-32-5
Incarnate Word1-31-5
Northwestern State1-31-5
Houston Baptist0-41-5